ANCA Integrated Manufacturing System

A new hybrid machine with novel 3D printing technology for cutting tools

The global cutting tool industry will soon have access to an innovative cutting tool manufacturing platform, thanks to a research collaboration between leading CNC grinding machine manufacturer ANCA and Australia’s national science agency CSIRO. Billy Friend finds out what’s behind the project. Read More

Building Australia’s lithium battery value chain

From powering our mobile devices, electric vehicles and homes to providing grid-scale energy storage, lithium-ion batteries have revolutionised the way we live in the world. As lithium-ion battery costs fall – down 97 per cent since 1991 – and the world pursues a lower emissions energy future, batteries are an enabling technology that will support an even greater penetration of these technologies. The demand for lithium-ion batteries is growing, and the global market is projected to be worth $242 billion by 2026.
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